Village Roadshow, Producer on 'Joker' and 'The Matrix,' Explores Strategic Options 
 

The film-and-TV producer and financier has tapped investment bank PJT to explore a variety of options and has considered a sale.

 
Pandemic Profits Begin to Ebb at America's Biggest Banks 
 

JPMorgan Chase earned a record $48.3 billion in 2021, but profit in the fourth quarter fell 14% as some of the forces that pushed bank results higher have started to weaken.

 
Google Misled Publishers and Advertisers, Unredacted Lawsuit Alleges 
 

Google misled publishers and advertisers for years about the pricing and processes of its ad auctions, creating programs that deflated sales for some companies while increasing prices for buyers, according to newly unredacted allegations in a lawsuit filed by states.

 
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer's Imagine Entertainment in Talks to Sell Stake 
 

London-based Centricus is in talks to purchase more than 70% of Imagine, known for movies such as "Apollo 13" and "Cinderella Man."

 
Citigroup's Quarterly Profit Falls 26% 
 

The bank has been shedding many international consumer operations in an attempt to simplify its business and boost profitability.

 
Wells Fargo's Quarterly Profit Soars 86% 
 

The bank's revenue rose 13%, beating expectations. It also released money it had set aside for pandemic loan losses.

 
Warburg Seeks Up to $2 Billion Fund to Extend Hold for Duravant 
 

The continuation transaction is expected to close in early February, sources with knowledge of the offering said.

 
An Endemic Pandemic Can Also Make Airlines Symptomatic 
 

Delta Air Lines' latest outlook confirms that Omicron probably won't derail the travel recovery, but recurrent Covid-19 setbacks are still bad news for carriers.

 
BlackRock Now Manages Over $10 Trillion in Assets 
 

The money manager reported net income of $1.64 billion for the fourth quarter, up 6% from the same period a year earlier.

 
China to Tighten Rules Over Casinos in Macau 
 

A new bill would cut the tenure for new casino licenses in half in the lucrative gambling hub and require operations to align with China's national security needs, but is milder than many investors had feared.

 
 

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

January 14, 2022 13:15 ET (18:15 GMT)

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